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Can You Sell A Copyright?

By Perkins Law |

A copyright is a form of intellectual property that allows an individual or entity to protect an original form of authorship. It grants the exclusive legal right to produce, publish, assign, or distribute a legally protected work. This raises an important question: Is it possible to sell a copyright? The short answer is ‘yes’,… Read More »

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Luxury Footwear Designer Counter Sues Nike Over Trademark Dispute

By Perkins Law |

According to a report from Hypebeast, luxury sneaker designer John Geiger has filed a countersuit against Nike in a complex trademark infringement case. The dispute centers around the shoe company’s well-known Air Force 1 (AF1) and Mr. Geiger’s allegedly similar design. Nike is relying on its trade dress protection. However, the fashion designer is… Read More »

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What Are My Options For Challenging A Trademark Application Or Registration?

By Perkins Law |

As explained by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, trademark infringement is the “unauthorized use” of a trademark or service mark in a way “likely to cause confusion” in the mind of a reasonable consumer. You have the right to challenge another party’s trademark application or trademark registration. How exactly you should do… Read More »

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Google Wins Big Copyright Case At U.S. Supreme Court

By Perkins Law |

On April 5th, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.—one of the most important copyright law cases in recent years. The nation’s highest court ruled in favor of Google, finding that the company did not violate Oracle’s copyright when it used the Java… Read More »

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Boca Raton’s ADT Files Trademark Lawsuit Against Amazon-Owned Company

By Perkins Law |

According to a report from Bloomberg, ADT Security Services has filed a trademark infringement against ‘Ring’—a home security system competitor that is wholly owned by Amazon. In its legal claim, the Palm Beach County based firm alleges that Amazon’s company improperly infringed upon its “blue octagon” trademark. Here, our Florida trademark & copyright infringement… Read More »

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Trademark Law Watch: USPTO Issues Notice Of Proposed Rulemaking

By Perkins Law |

In December of 2020, the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 was signed into law. Recently, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced an official notice of proposed rulemaking. The federal agency is set to roll out several key regulations later this year. In this blog post, our Florida trademark & copyright infringement… Read More »

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When Can You Recover Treble Damages in a Trademark Infringement Claim?

By Perkins Law |

As defined by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), trademark infringement is the unauthorized commercial use of another party’s valid trademark or service mark in a manner that is likely to cause confusion in the mind of a reasonable consumer. You can hold a violator legally liable through a trademark infringement claim…. Read More »

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Three Things to Know About the ‘Fair Use’ Doctrine

By Perkins Law |

Under United States copyright law, the creators of original works are entitled to exclusive rights over the reproduction and commercial distribution of the work. Copyright protection is a valuable form of intellectual property. That being said, there are some notable limitations to the law. Perhaps the most important is the fair use doctrine …. Read More »

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